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PART 5Exemption from authorisation under section 13: aqueous radioactive waste

Exemption from authorisation under section 13: aqueous radioactive waste in Table 3

14.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a person (“A”) is exempt from authorisation under section 13 in respect of an aqueous radioactive waste described in an entry in column 1 of Table 3, where A complies with the conditions in paragraph (3).

(2) Paragraph (1) does not apply to waste where the person who generated that waste did not take all practicable measures available to minimise the quantity of radionuclides generated as waste.

(3) The conditions referred to in paragraph (1) are that A must—

(a)ensure that in respect of the total amount of a waste described in that paragraph that is disposed of on or from the premises under that paragraph in a year, the quantity of the waste or, as applicable, the quantity of any radionuclide which that waste contains, does not exceed the value specified in column 3 of Table 3 in respect of that waste;

(b)dispose of the waste described in that paragraph to a relevant sewer or to a waste permitted person;

(c)keep an adequate record of the waste which A disposes of from the premises under that paragraph; and

(d)allow SEPA access to such records or such premises as SEPA may request in order to determine that all of the conditions in this paragraph are complied with.